Study of Dead Sea Scroll sheds light on a lost ancient parchment-making technology.
The Temple Scroll: Reconstructing an ancient manufacturing practice
Updated: Sep 11, 2019
High-resolution mapping of the distribution of elements in a sample from the 2,000-year-old Temple Scroll, as shown by the colors at the right of this image, is providing insight into the scroll's ancient fabrication methods. Photo-illustration by James Weaver